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Free Therapy Initiative Launched By TalkSpace

Talk therapy for mood disorders such as depression and anxiety has become an increasingly popular approach to treatment, but one of the most challenging parts of starting therapy can be figuring out how to pay for it. While many insurance plans are now covering therapy in limited amounts, patients may [...]

By | 2017-01-30T13:18:17-07:00 April 20th, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Free Therapy Initiative Launched By TalkSpace

New Opioid Guidelines – What You Need To Know

In March 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new opioid guidelines. A draft of new opioid guidelines was previously introduced in October of 2015 sparking immediate concern and controversy. The finalized guidelines introduce new prescriber recommendations as well as strong language aimed at monitoring for over [...]

By | 2016-11-17T15:36:08-07:00 April 14th, 2016|Tags: , , |3 Comments

Opioids In The News

Opioids have dominated medical news in the past several years, and with good reason. With opioid deaths reaching a new peak of over 47,000 people in the U.S. in 2014, more and more medical professionals, lawmakers, and patients are realizing that this class of medications, once touted as a miracle [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:21:58-07:00 February 25th, 2016|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Opioids In The News

Do Opioid Legislations And Regulations Work?

A question many chronic pain patients ask is do opioid legislations and regulations work? The answer isn't cut and dry. One of the most pressing issues in medicine these days is also one of the most complicated. There is a fine balance between appropriate, responsible prescribing of opioids for patients [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:22:13-07:00 February 22nd, 2016|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Do Opioid Legislations And Regulations Work?

Chronic Pain Treatment Advances: ASA Researchers Highlight A Holistic Approach

Chronic pain treatment is a unique and complicated thing. Because pain is experienced differently by different people with a complex mix of factors that are physical, emotional, and psychological, it is difficult if not impossible to set one course of action for patients. Pain doctors must carefully evaluate the patient [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:23:19-07:00 February 2nd, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Chronic Pain Treatment Advances: ASA Researchers Highlight A Holistic Approach

News About Stem Cell Treatments For Sports Injuries

In week eight of the NFL season, a stadium packed with people watched in horror as Ricardo Lockette of the Seattle Seahawks sustained a massive hit on the field. Safety Jeff Heath of the Dallas Cowboys would ultimately be called for an illegal blindside hit, but in the meantime, Lockette [...]

By | 2016-11-17T10:29:18-07:00 November 18th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on News About Stem Cell Treatments For Sports Injuries

CDC Releases Controversial New Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, pain now affects more people in the U.S than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined. While chronic pain has been around as long as humans, diagnosis of pain has grown due to increased awareness and better diagnostic instruments. Along with an increase [...]

By | 2016-11-17T16:57:48-07:00 October 29th, 2015|Tags: , , , |10 Comments

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